Bakka-kólfr

Old Norse Dictionary - bakka-kólfr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bakka-kólfr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

bakka-kólfr
m., prob. a bird-bolt, thick arrow without a point, to be shot from a cross-bow, Fms. iii. 18.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᚴᛅ-ᚴᚢᛚᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
prob.
probably.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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